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Sacramento Sheriff's Vehicle Hits Activist At Stephon Clark Protest

Sacramento Sheriff's Vehicle Hits Activist At Stephon Clark ProtestA vigil for Stephon Clark, the young black father shot to death by police last



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Sacramento Erupts In Protest After Stephon Clark Autopsy Report

Sacramento Erupts In Protest After Stephon Clark Autopsy ReportSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Protests engulfed downtown Sacramento on Friday night



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Protests continue in Sacramento calling for justice for Stephon Clark

Protests continue in Sacramento calling for justice for Stephon ClarkFormer NBA player Matt Barnes led Saturday’s rally in Sacramento, which came one day after a private autopsy found Stephon Clark was shot eight times by police, mostly from behind.



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Activists Keep Up Protests In Sacramento Over Stephon Clark Shooting

Activists Keep Up Protests In Sacramento Over Stephon Clark ShootingMore than a week after 22-year-old Stephon Clark was fatally shot by police in



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Sacramento Celebrates The Life Of Stephon Clark — And Demands Justice For His Death

Sacramento Celebrates The Life Of Stephon Clark — And Demands Justice For His DeathSACRAMENTO, Calif. ― Hundreds of mourners gathered in California's capital on



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Sacramento protesters demonstrate against police shooting of Stephon Clark

Sacramento protesters demonstrate against police shooting of Stephon ClarkHundreds packed a special city council at Sacramento City Hall to address concerns over the shooting death of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police on Tuesday. Clark's wake is on Wednesday and on Thursday, the Rev. Al Sharpton plans to give the eulogy at Clark's funeral.



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Grandmother of slain Sacramento man calls for police changes

Grandmother of slain Sacramento man calls for police changesSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The grandmother of an unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police called Monday for changes in the way police confront suspects, such as sending in a police dog, using a Taser, or aiming for an arm or leg when shots are fired.



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Family plans autopsy for black man shot by Sacramento police

Family plans autopsy for black man shot by Sacramento policeAn independent autopsy is planned of the unarmed black man fatally shot by police officers in the backyard of his grandparents’ house in Sacramento, California, the family’s attorney said on Monday. Two officers, responding to a report of someone shattering car windows on Sunday night, shot Stephon Alonzo Clark 20 times. “We have the solemn obligation in preparing for an independent autopsy to go view Stephon’s body,” attorney Benjamin Crump told reporters on Monday.



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Video of police shooting unarmed black man sparks protests in Sacramento

Video of police shooting unarmed black man sparks protests in SacramentoBy Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Newly released video footage of police killing an unarmed black man in a barrage of gunfire in Sacramento, California, left the mayor “horrified” and sparked street protests on Thursday that gridlocked traffic in the state capital for hours. Police said the video, captured by body cameras worn by officers involved in Sunday night’s confrontation, showed the victim, Stephon Clark, 22, holding an object that later turned out to be a cell phone as he was shot 20 times. More than 200 demonstrators gathered on Thursday to denounce the shooting in a protest organized by the Black Lives Matter movement.



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Protests in Sacramento over police shooting death of unarmed black man

Protests in Sacramento over police shooting death of unarmed black manProtests are intensifying in Sacramento after two police officers shot and killed an unarmed black man. The officers, who unloaded at least 20 rounds, thought 22-year-old Stephon Clark had a gun. Anne-Marie Green reports.



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